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Deuteronomy 30

Introduction

Overview

Deuteronomy 30:1, Great mercies promised unto the penitent; Deuteronomy 30:11, The commandment is manifest; Deuteronomy 30:15, Death and life are set before them.

Verse 1

it shall come: Deuteronomy 4:30, Leviticus 26:40-1 Corinthians :

the blessing: Deuteronomy 30:15, Deuteronomy 30:19, Deuteronomy 11:26-Hosea :, Deuteronomy 27:1 - Deuteronomy 28:65, Deuteronomy 29:18-Isaiah :, Leviticus 26:1-1 Corinthians :

thou shalt call: Deuteronomy 4:29, 1 Kings 8:47, 1 Kings 8:48, Isaiah 46:8, Ezekiel 18:28, Luke 15:17

whither: Genesis 4:14, Jeremiah 8:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:39 - shall pine 2 Chronicles 6:24 - shall return 2 Chronicles 6:37 - Yet if 2 Chronicles 7:14 - humble Isaiah 12:1 - though Isaiah 59:20 - unto Jeremiah 3:13 - acknowledge Jeremiah 29:13 - ye shall Jeremiah 51:50 - remember Ezekiel 6:9 - remember Hosea 5:15 - till Amos 5:4 - Seek Zechariah 10:9 - remember Malachi 3:7 - Return unto me

Verse 2

return unto: Deuteronomy 4:28-Obadiah :, Nehemiah 1:9, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Lamentations 3:32, Lamentations 3:40, Hosea 3:5, Hosea 6:1, Hosea 6:2, Hosea 14:1-Leviticus :, Joel 2:12, Joel 2:13, Zechariah 12:10, 2 Corinthians 3:16, 1 John 1:9

with all thine heart: Deuteronomy 6:5, Deuteronomy 13:3, 1 Chronicles 29:9, 1 Chronicles 29:17, Psalms 41:12, Psalms 119:80, Jeremiah 3:10, Jeremiah 4:14, Jeremiah 29:13, Ephesians 6:24

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:29 - and to our Deuteronomy 30:8 - General Deuteronomy 30:10 - hearken unto 1 Samuel 7:3 - return 1 Kings 8:47 - Yet if they 2 Chronicles 6:38 - return 2 Chronicles 30:9 - if ye turn Jeremiah 7:23 - Obey Jeremiah 24:7 - for they Jeremiah 31:19 - Surely after Jeremiah 36:3 - they may Zechariah 1:3 - Turn Luke 15:20 - But

Verse 3

then the: Psalms 106:45-2 Corinthians :, Psalms 126:1-Numbers :, Isaiah 56:8, Jeremiah 29:14, Jeremiah 31:10, Lamentations 3:22, Lamentations 3:32, Romans 11:23, Romans 11:26, Romans 11:31

gather thee: This seems to refer to a more extensive captivity than that which the Jews suffered in Babylon. Ezra 1:1-Numbers :, Psalms 147:2, Jeremiah 32:37-Acts :, Ezekiel 34:12, Ezekiel 34:13, Ezekiel 36:24, Zechariah 8:7, Zechariah 8:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:14 - I will Esther 3:8 - scattered abroad Job 42:10 - turned Psalms 59:11 - scatter Isaiah 11:11 - set his hand Isaiah 14:1 - set Isaiah 27:12 - ye shall be Isaiah 43:5 - I will Isaiah 54:7 - with Jeremiah 12:14 - and pluck Jeremiah 12:15 - after Jeremiah 16:15 - that brought Jeremiah 23:3 - General Jeremiah 30:3 - that I Ezekiel 11:16 - Thus saith Ezekiel 28:25 - When Ezekiel 37:21 - General Ezekiel 39:28 - and have Hosea 2:15 - I will Joel 3:1 - when Micah 7:19 - turn James 1:1 - scattered

Verse 4

unto: Deuteronomy 28:64, Nehemiah 1:9, Isaiah 11:11-Nehemiah :, Ezekiel 39:25-Joel :, Zephaniah 3:19, Zephaniah 3:20

thence will the: As this promise refers to a return from a captivity among all nations, consequently it cannot be exclusively the Babylonish captivity which is intended; and the repossession of their land must be different from that which was consequent on their return from Babylon. Nor at that period could it be said that they were multiplied more than their fathers, or, as the Hebrew imports, made greater than their fathers, when after their return they were tributary to the Persians, and afterwards fell under the power of the Greeks, under whom they suffered much; nor have their hearts, as a nation, yet been circumcised.

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:32 - from the one Psalms 59:11 - scatter Isaiah 27:12 - ye shall be Jeremiah 8:3 - in all Jeremiah 31:10 - He Ezekiel 11:16 - Thus saith Ezekiel 28:25 - When Ezekiel 37:21 - General Ezekiel 39:28 - and have Mark 13:27 - from

Verse 6

will circumcise: Deuteronomy 10:16, Jeremiah 4:4, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 32:39, Ezekiel 11:19, Ezekiel 11:20, Ezekiel 36:26, Ezekiel 36:27, John 3:3-Judges :, Romans 2:28, Romans 2:29, Romans 11:26, 2 Corinthians 5:17, Colossians 2:11

to love the Lord: Deuteronomy 6:5, Exodus 20:6, Matthew 22:37, Romans 8:28, 1 Corinthians 8:3, James 1:12, James 2:5, 1 John 4:7, 1 John 4:16-Psalms :, 1 John 5:3, 1 John 5:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:10 - Every Exodus 6:12 - am Leviticus 3:3 - the fat Leviticus 12:3 - General Leviticus 26:41 - their uncircumcised Deuteronomy 30:16 - to love Deuteronomy 30:20 - love Joshua 5:2 - circumcise 1 Samuel 7:3 - prepare 1 Kings 3:3 - loved 1 Chronicles 29:18 - keep Psalms 119:25 - according Isaiah 26:12 - for Jeremiah 24:7 - I will give Jeremiah 31:19 - Surely after Jeremiah 31:33 - I will Ezekiel 37:24 - they shall Ezekiel 44:7 - uncircumcised in heart Micah 7:19 - subdue Mark 12:29 - Hear Luke 8:15 - in an Luke 10:27 - Thou John 3:10 - and knowest John 14:21 - that hath Acts 7:51 - uncircumcised Romans 2:25 - circumcision Romans 4:11 - a seal Philippians 3:3 - we 2 Thessalonians 3:5 - into Hebrews 8:10 - I will put

Verse 7

Numbers 24:14, Psalms 137:7-1 Samuel :, Isaiah 10:12, Isaiah 14:1-Daniel :, Jeremiah 25:12-Nehemiah :, Jeremiah 25:29, Jeremiah 50:33, Jeremiah 50:34, Jeremiah 51:24-Ezekiel :, Jeremiah 51:34-Haggai :, Lamentations 3:54-Revelation :, Lamentations 4:21, Lamentations 4:22, Ezekiel 25:3, Ezekiel 25:6, Ezekiel 25:8, Ezekiel 25:12, Ezekiel 25:15, Amos 1:3, Amos 1:6, Amos 1:9, Amos 1:11, Amos 1:13, Obadiah 1:10, Zechariah 12:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:22 - an enemy

Verse 8

Deuteronomy 30:2, Proverbs 16:1, Isaiah 1:25, Isaiah 1:26, Jeremiah 31:33, Jeremiah 32:39, Jeremiah 32:40, Ezekiel 11:19, Ezekiel 11:20, Ezekiel 36:27, Ezekiel 37:24, Romans 11:26, Romans 11:27, Ephesians 2:16, Philippians 2:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:10 - hearken unto Jeremiah 7:23 - Obey Jeremiah 36:3 - they may

Verse 9

make thee: Deuteronomy 28:4, Deuteronomy 28:11-2 Chronicles :, Leviticus 26:4, Leviticus 26:6, Leviticus 26:9, Leviticus 26:10

rejoice over thee: Deuteronomy 28:63, Isaiah 62:5, Isaiah 65:19, Jeremiah 32:41, Jeremiah 33:9, Zephaniah 3:17, Luke 15:6-2 Samuel :, Luke 15:32, John 15:11

Reciprocal: Psalms 107:38 - He blesseth

Verse 10

hearken unto: Deuteronomy 30:2, Deuteronomy 30:8, Isaiah 55:2, Isaiah 55:3, 1 Corinthians 7:19

turn unto: Nehemiah 1:9, Lamentations 3:40, Lamentations 3:41, Ezekiel 18:21, Ezekiel 33:11, Ezekiel 33:14, Ezekiel 33:19, Acts 3:19, Acts 26:20

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:29 - But if Deuteronomy 4:30 - if thou Jeremiah 29:13 - with 2 Corinthians 3:16 - when

Verse 11

it is not hidden: Or as the word niphlaith implies, not too wonderful for thee to comprehend or perform; but easily to be acquainted with, and understood, because clearly revealed: neither is it afar off; it was proclaimed in you ears from mount Sinai, and is now proclaimed in the sanctuary: it is not in heaven; for it has been already revealed: neither is it beyond the sea; that you need travel for instruction, as the ancient philosophers did, or seek instruction from men, at immense labour and expense; but the word is very nigh to thee; brought to thy very doors; in thy mouth, and in thy heart; made so familiar as to afford a topic of common discourse, that it might be laid up in the memory and reduced to practice. Psalms 147:19, Psalms 147:20, Isaiah 45:19, Romans 16:25, Romans 16:26, Colossians 1:26, Colossians 1:27

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 7:24 - General Luke 10:11 - notwithstanding Romans 10:6 - Say not

Verse 12

Proverbs 30:4, John 3:13, Romans 10:6, Romans 10:7

Reciprocal: Romans 2:13 - For not

Verse 13

Who shall: Acts 10:22, Acts 10:33, Acts 16:9, Romans 10:14, Romans 10:15

go over the sea: Proverbs 2:1-Deuteronomy :, Proverbs 3:13-Job :, Proverbs 8:11, Proverbs 16:6, Matthew 12:42, John 6:27, Acts 8:27-Matthew :

Verse 14

very: Ezekiel 2:5, Ezekiel 33:33, Luke 10:11, Luke 10:12, John 5:46, Acts 13:26, Acts 13:38-Mark :, Acts 28:23-Hosea :, Hebrews 2:1-Leviticus :

mouth: Jeremiah 12:2, Ezekiel 33:31, Matthew 7:21, Romans 10:8-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Exodus 13:9 - may be Joshua 1:8 - book Isaiah 51:5 - righteousness

Verse 15

Deuteronomy 30:1, Deuteronomy 30:19, Deuteronomy 11:26, Deuteronomy 28:1-2 Chronicles :, Deuteronomy 32:47, Mark 16:16, John 3:16, Galatians 3:13, Galatians 3:14, Galatians 5:6, 1 John 3:23, 1 John 5:11, 1 John 5:12

Reciprocal: Joshua 8:34 - blessings 2 Chronicles 33:8 - so that they Jeremiah 21:8 - I set Ezekiel 18:31 - for why

Verse 16

to love: Deuteronomy 30:6, Matthew 22:37, Matthew 22:38, 1 Corinthians 7:19, 1 John 5:2, 1 John 5:3

to keep: John 14:21

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 10:12 - love Deuteronomy 11:1 - thou shalt Deuteronomy 16:15 - because Deuteronomy 26:17 - and to Deuteronomy 30:20 - love 1 Kings 3:3 - loved Psalms 31:23 - O love Psalms 119:4 - General Proverbs 3:1 - let

Verse 17

if thine: Deuteronomy 29:18-Hosea :, 1 Samuel 12:25, John 3:19-Ecclesiastes :

heart: Deuteronomy 17:17, 1 Kings 11:2, Proverbs 1:32, Proverbs 14:14, 2 Timothy 4:4, Hebrews 3:12, Hebrews 12:25

Reciprocal: Numbers 32:15 - if ye turn Deuteronomy 11:16 - and serve Deuteronomy 11:17 - the Lord's Joshua 22:15 - General Judges 6:13 - why then 2 Kings 22:16 - all the words 2 Chronicles 34:21 - great Ezra 9:7 - for our iniquities Jeremiah 11:8 - therefore Jeremiah 16:13 - will I Daniel 9:11 - the curse Daniel 9:27 - that determined Malachi 2:2 - ye will not hear

Verse 18

Deuteronomy 8:19, Deuteronomy 8:20, Deuteronomy 31:29, Joshua 23:15, Joshua 23:16, Isaiah 63:17, Isaiah 63:18

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:26 - I call heaven Deuteronomy 11:17 - the Lord's Joshua 23:13 - until ye perish Judges 6:13 - why then 2 Kings 17:6 - carried 2 Kings 22:16 - all the words 2 Chronicles 36:17 - who slew Isaiah 24:6 - hath Jeremiah 16:13 - will I Daniel 9:27 - that determined Amos 3:13 - and testify Micah 2:10 - and Malachi 2:2 - ye will not hear

Verse 19

I call heaven: Deuteronomy 4:26, Deuteronomy 31:28, Deuteronomy 32:1, Isaiah 1:2, Jeremiah 2:12, Jeremiah 2:13, Jeremiah 22:29, Jeremiah 22:30, Micah 6:1, Micah 6:2, 1 Timothy 5:21

that I have: Deuteronomy 30:15, Deuteronomy 11:26

choose life: Joshua 24:15-Song of Solomon :, Psalms 119:30, Psalms 119:111, Psalms 119:173, Proverbs 1:29, Proverbs 8:36, Isaiah 56:4, Luke 10:42

that both thou: Jeremiah 32:39, Acts 2:39

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 8:19 - I testify against Deuteronomy 32:47 - General Joshua 24:27 - General Psalms 50:4 - call Psalms 119:21 - cursed Ecclesiastes 7:12 - the excellency Isaiah 24:6 - hath Jeremiah 6:19 - O earth Jeremiah 21:8 - I set Ezekiel 18:31 - for why Amos 3:13 - and testify Acts 7:38 - lively

Verse 20

love: Deuteronomy 30:6, Deuteronomy 30:16, Deuteronomy 10:12, Deuteronomy 11:22

cleave: Deuteronomy 4:4, Deuteronomy 10:20, Joshua 23:8, Acts 11:23, Romans 12:9

thy life: Psalms 27:1, Psalms 30:5, Psalms 36:9, Psalms 66:9, John 11:25, John 11:26, John 14:6, John 17:3, Acts 17:25, Acts 17:28, Galatians 2:20, Colossians 3:3, Colossians 3:4, Revelation 21:6, Revelation 22:1, Revelation 22:17

thou mayest: Deuteronomy 4:40, Deuteronomy 5:16, Deuteronomy 11:9, Deuteronomy 12:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:5 - nine Genesis 12:7 - Unto thy Deuteronomy 13:4 - and cleave Deuteronomy 20:6 - eaten of it 1 Kings 3:3 - loved Psalms 34:12 - What Psalms 37:29 - General Ecclesiastes 7:12 - the excellency Jeremiah 7:23 - Obey Jeremiah 11:7 - in the Jeremiah 35:15 - ye shall dwell Acts 7:38 - lively

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 30". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/deuteronomy-30.html.